SHIMLA, Jan. 11 -- Heaping praises on Jammu and Kashmir police, governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday asked the civil society to take care of men in 'Khakhi' saying "If they and their families are secure only then we are safe." The governor also announced that the children of police martyrs will be taught up to Class 12 in the best public schools and asked director general of police (DGP), Dilbag Singh to prepare a list of such children.

Addressing a gathering at Kathua on Thursday at a cricket tournament organized in the memory of police martyrs, Malik took a dig at some politicians seeking a posse of police commandoes.

"When the DGP urged me to attend the event, I gave consent because the tournament is being organized in memory of martyr...